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All of our current publications are listed alphabetically below. Click on a title or cover image for more information or to buy.

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Family History Record Sheets

Family History Record Sheets

It is generally recognised to be more efficient and easier to record research on to standard forms rather than a blank sheet of paper,...

 

First Name Variants

First Name Variants

Alan Bardsley

When searching for records of particular individuals in original documents or indexes, most researchers woule be familiar with Elizabeth...

 

Grandad Did a Dastardly Deed

Grandad Did a Dastardly Deed

Kate Broad and Toni Neobard

Was your grandfather a kindly old man, who lovingly tended his prize rhubarb, or did his spade have another use? And just what was in...

 

Granny was a Brothel Keeper

Granny was a Brothel Keeper

Kate Broad and Toni Neobard

So you thought your grandmother was an upright lady of strict Victorian morals? Would you be surprised to find out that she had been...

 

History's Midwives

History's Midwives

Joan E. Grundy

The first part of the book begins with the story of how childbirth was conducted in the 17th and 18th centuries at a time of political...

 

How 2 *t ur Fmly Hstry

How 2 *t ur Fmly Hstry

Jane Starkie

  Most family historians regret not having started their research earlier while their grandparents, and even...

 

How to Research your German Ancestors (Third Edition)

How to Research your German Ancestors (Third Edition)

Peter Towey

The Anglo-German Family History Society was formed in 1987 by a group of British family historians who had discovered that they had...

 

How to get the most from Family Pictures

How to get the most from Family Pictures

Jayne Shrimpton

This comprehensive guide, in colour and illustrated with around 220 images, is essential reading for anyone researching their family...

 

Irish Family History

Irish Family History

Stuart A Raymond

If you want to research your Irish family history, then this book provides the basic guidance you need. It introduces you to the...

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Irish Family History on the Web (Fourth Edition)

Irish Family History on the Web (Fourth Edition)

Stuart A Raymond

The internet is now the first port of call for most family historians. It has a vast amount of information -but its not always easy to...

 

Local Newspapers 1750-1920 (Third Edition)

Local Newspapers 1750-1920 (Third Edition)

Jeremy Gibson, Brett Langston and Brenda Smith

Newspapers are a quite different source to most of those used by family historians. They respected no county boundaries, and by their...

 

Londoners' Occupations (Second Edition)

Londoners' Occupations (Second Edition)

Compiled by Stuart A. Raymond

A considerable amount of occupational information on Londoners is available in print. These include biographical dictionaries, record...

 

Making Sense of Latin Documents for Family and Local Historians

Making Sense of Latin Documents for Family and Local Historians

Brooke Westcott

The farther back your research takes you, the more likely you are to come across documents partially or wholly in Latin. Index entries...

 

Marriage Indexes for Family Historians (Ninth Edition)

Marriage Indexes for Family Historians (Ninth Edition)

Jeremy Gibson, Elizabeth Hampson and Stuart A. Raymond

  All family historians will know that the most elusive vital facts in their research are the marriages of their ancestors....

 

Marriage Records for Family Historians

Marriage Records for Family Historians

Stuart A. Raymond

Records of births/baptisms, marriages, and deaths/burals are vital sources for family historians. It is impossible to trace pedigrees...

 

Methodist Records for Family Historians

Methodist Records for Family Historians

Richard Ratcliffe

The Methodist movement was founded at Oxford University in November 1729 by a small group of students which included John Wesley and his...

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My Ancestor was ... Irish

My Ancestor was ... Irish

Alan Stewart

A concise and straightforward new guide aiming to help all those starting to trace their Irish ancestry. The challenges of Irish...

 

My Ancestor was ... Scottish

My Ancestor was ... Scottish

Alan Stewart

A comprehensive and indispensable guide to tracing Scottish ancestry, this book will help you get to grips with the differences and...

 

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